Despite years of warnings, federal fines and embarrassing statistics, America’s hospitals are still teeming with infectious bacteria, including drug-resistant superbugs, according to two reports released Thursday.
One-third of hospitals rated by Consumer Reports got low scores on how well they prevent one of the worst infections, Clostridium difficile.
Many are flagship teaching hospitals, like those at Johns Hopkins University or Harvard Medical School, and the list includes the prestigious Cleveland Clinic.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention laid the responsibility squarely on doctors, nurses and hospital administrators…
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